Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 67 122
Rank change year-on-year -1 +55 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 469 483 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.52% 4.71% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 5.14% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 420 443 287
South West median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +5.00%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,571 9,394 9,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.22% 91.68% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,884 7,760 8,183
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in the South West.

Salary trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +20 182 £47,500 - 29
Wiltshire -2 89 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Dorset +4 66 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Gloucestershire -34 51 £40,000 -11.64% 5
Somerset +5 44 £44,500 +18.67% 3
Devon +1 34 £40,000 -14.89% 13
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 388 (82.73%) TDD
2 370 (78.89%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (45.20%) C#
4 202 (43.07%) Java
5 180 (38.38%) Scrum
6 159 (33.90%) Test Automation
7 153 (32.62%) .NET
8 142 (30.28%) Software Engineering
9 134 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 131 (27.93%) MVC
11 126 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
12 122 (26.01%) ASP.NET
13 121 (25.80%) Microsoft Azure
14 113 (24.09%) Finance
15 105 (22.39%) SQL Server
16 102 (21.75%) Git (software)
16 102 (21.75%) AngularJS
17 100 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 95 (20.26%) Microsoft
19 89 (18.98%) REST
20 88 (18.76%) DevOps
20 88 (18.76%) HTML
21 86 (18.34%) SQL
21 86 (18.34%) Selenium
22 79 (16.84%) Web Services
23 78 (16.63%) JUnit
24 77 (16.42%) Python
24 77 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
24 77 (16.42%) NoSQL
25 73 (15.57%) Problem-Solving

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (10.02%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.18%) JBoss
4 28 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 28 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (3.41%) Apache
5 16 (3.41%) Mule
5 16 (3.41%) Mule ESB
6 13 (2.77%) Jetty
6 13 (2.77%) nginx
6 13 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.49%) ArcGIS
8 6 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.64%) CMS
9 3 (0.64%) Confluence
10 2 (0.43%) WordPress
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.21%) IIS
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 121 (25.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.33%) SaaS
4 19 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.71%) IaaS
6 8 (1.71%) PaaS
7 6 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (1.07%) Serverless
9 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.64%) GitHub
10 3 (0.64%) npm
10 3 (0.64%) Yarn
11 2 (0.43%) Runscope
11 2 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.90%) Internet
1 23 (4.90%) Wireless
2 18 (3.84%) IPv4
2 18 (3.84%) IPv6
2 18 (3.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 77 (16.42%) NoSQL
3 37 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 36 (7.68%) Big Data
5 26 (5.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (3.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (3.84%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.84%) InfluxDB
6 18 (3.84%) Neo4j
7 15 (3.20%) Redis
8 13 (2.77%) Couchbase
8 13 (2.77%) Riak
9 11 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.71%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.07%) GIS
13 4 (0.85%) MySQL
14 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 102 (21.75%) Git (software)
2 86 (18.34%) Selenium
3 78 (16.63%) JUnit
4 69 (14.71%) JIRA
5 67 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 46 (9.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (9.59%) SpecFlow
8 44 (9.38%) Jenkins
9 39 (8.32%) WebDriver
10 34 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 32 (6.82%) Jasmine
12 31 (6.61%) gulp
13 28 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
14 25 (5.33%) Bitbucket
15 24 (5.12%) Calabash
15 24 (5.12%) TeamCity
16 23 (4.90%) Android Studio
16 23 (4.90%) fastlane
16 23 (4.90%) Mockito
16 23 (4.90%) SoapUI
General
1 113 (24.09%) Finance
2 63 (13.43%) Electronics
3 40 (8.53%) Manufacturing
4 32 (6.82%) Marketing
5 30 (6.40%) Telecoms
6 28 (5.97%) Retail
7 10 (2.13%) Law
8 9 (1.92%) Banking
9 7 (1.49%) Games
10 5 (1.07%) Advertising
11 4 (0.85%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.43%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 270 (57.57%) Developer
2 111 (23.67%) .NET Developer
3 60 (12.79%) Java Developer
4 59 (12.58%) Test Engineer
5 44 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 43 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (8.32%) Senior Developer
8 37 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 36 (7.68%) Software Engineer
10 34 (7.25%) Test Automation Engineer
11 29 (6.18%) Tester
12 26 (5.54%) Analyst
13 21 (4.48%) Android Developer
13 21 (4.48%) Angular Developer
13 21 (4.48%) Applications Developer
13 21 (4.48%) Automation Tester
14 20 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 20 (4.26%) Lead Developer
15 19 (4.05%) Software Test Engineer
16 18 (3.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (32.62%) .NET
2 122 (26.01%) ASP.NET
3 102 (21.75%) AngularJS
4 100 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 89 (18.98%) REST
6 88 (18.76%) HTML
7 79 (16.84%) Web Services
8 77 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 65 (13.86%) CSS
10 62 (13.22%) .NET Framework
11 61 (13.01%) Node.js
12 56 (11.94%) Entity Framework
12 56 (11.94%) HTML5
13 46 (9.81%) RESTful
14 45 (9.59%) WCF
15 41 (8.74%) SOAP
16 40 (8.53%) Spring
17 38 (8.10%) XML
18 35 (7.46%) Hibernate
19 28 (5.97%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.51%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (10.45%) User Experience
3 27 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.84%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.99%) Fintech
8 12 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.13%) Smart Home
10 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.85%) iPad
12 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.43%) NHS
12 2 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.21%) Social Media
13 1 (0.21%) Tandem
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.09%) Linux
2 27 (5.76%) Android
3 18 (3.84%) FreeBSD
4 13 (2.77%) Windows
5 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.43%) Unix
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (82.73%) TDD
2 370 (78.89%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (38.38%) Scrum
4 159 (33.90%) Test Automation
5 142 (30.28%) Software Engineering
6 131 (27.93%) MVC
7 126 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (18.76%) DevOps
9 73 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (13.86%) SOLID
11 62 (13.22%) Kanban
12 57 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (10.87%) SOA
14 48 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (9.59%) Software Testing
16 44 (9.38%) Unit Testing
17 39 (8.32%) Coaching
18 38 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
19 34 (7.25%) Microservices
20 32 (6.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (45.20%) C#
2 202 (43.07%) Java
3 134 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 86 (18.34%) SQL
5 77 (16.42%) Python
6 39 (8.32%) Ruby
7 32 (6.82%) C++
8 27 (5.76%) Scala
9 26 (5.54%) Groovy
10 24 (5.12%) TypeScript
11 19 (4.05%) PHP
12 18 (3.84%) Clojure
12 18 (3.84%) VB.NET
13 17 (3.62%) C
14 11 (2.35%) Java 8
15 8 (1.71%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.85%) Jython
16 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.85%) VBScript
17 3 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 50 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (10.45%) Degree
4 48 (10.23%) SC Cleared
5 28 (5.97%) MCPD
6 19 (4.05%) ISTQB
7 16 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (2.99%) ISEB
9 8 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.21%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (13.01%) QA
System Software
1 26 (5.54%) Docker
2 21 (4.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (4.26%) HockeyApp
2 18 (3.84%) Icinga
3 4 (0.85%) Ansible
3 4 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (0.85%) Cobbler
3 4 (0.85%) HP ALM
3 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.21%) Packer
4 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.25%) Atlassian
3 28 (5.97%) SAP
4 15 (3.20%) Apple
5 6 (1.28%) ATG
6 5 (1.07%) Facebook
6 5 (1.07%) Oracle
7 4 (0.85%) CA
7 4 (0.85%) HP
7 4 (0.85%) Zend
8 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore